Collier and Lee Counties Edition
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Archive of: Healthy Kids and News Brief and SWFL

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Nutrition Improves Children’s Learning Potential and School Performance

Nutrition Improves Children’s Learning Potential and School Performance

Existing data suggests that with better nutrition students are better able to learn, have fewer absences and their behavior improves, causing fewer classroom disruptions.

October 2016
Organic Diaper Home Delivery Starts this Month

Organic Diaper Home Delivery Starts this Month

Families in Collier and Lee counties will soon be able to clothe their infants in more environmentally friendly ways without having to go to the store, as Eco-Baby Diaper Service LLC begins weekly home delivery of unbleached, organic cotton diapers.

March 2011

Schools Benefit from Federal Food Program

Eight Collier and four Lee County elementary schools are among the 130-plus schools throughout Florida that have been selected for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for the current academic year.

October 2010
Baby Signs Program Boosts Communication

Baby Signs Program Boosts Communication

Speech-language pathologists and Baby Signs independent certified instructors, are offering the Baby Signs program to help young children communicate with peers, parents and other adults, through the use of simple signs.

September 2010
Prenatal & Postnatal Fitness Classes

Prenatal & Postnatal Fitness Classes

Prenatal and postnatal fitness classes are now being offered through NCH Wellness Centers in Naples under the guidance of trained and certified instructors.

August 2010
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